How rich is James Hetfield?
James Hetfield Net Worth:
|Birth date:||August 3, 1963|
|Birth place:||Downey, California, United States|
|Height:||6 ft (1.854 m)|
|Profession:||Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Guitarist, Record producer, Actor, Film Producer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Francesca Hetfield (m. 1997)|
|Music groups:||Metallica (Since 1981), Leather Charm|
James Hetfield wiki & biography:
Hetfield Net Worth 175 Million
James Hetfield is a booming musician, best known as a cofounder, guitarist, lead sung and the principal songwriter in the celebrated heavy metal group Metallica. The group was founded in early 1980s, after James answered an ad in the paper. In 2009 Joel McIver, a British Writer best known for his novel Justice For All: The Truth About Metallica, rated James among the finest metal guitarists ever. An American music magazine Hit Parader rated him among top 30 Finest Metal Vocalists ever. James Hetfield net worth is now estimated at $175 million.
His dad was a truck driver, while his mom was an opera singer. James has a younger sister and two half brothers from his mother’s previous union. His parents divorced when James was still a teen, but managed to keep a good relationship for the benefit of the kids. Both His mother, Cynthia, and his dad, Virgil, were intensely spiritual Christian Scientists.
James Hetfield net worth began to grow in the early 1980s, as he co-founded Metallica. The group gained everlasting popularity with the launch of their fifth studio album, entitled Metallica. This record, which indicated a significant change in the groups sound, got a prevalent critical acclaim and became a tremendous commercial success. It debuted at the peak of the charts in America and stayed on Billboard 200 for almost 9 weeks. The sales of Metallica were responsible for the first great increase in James Hetfield net worth.
In accordance with their beliefs, they have not handled their children with medication, however ill they were. Even when Cynthia learned she’s cancer, she determined to leave her religion in the hands of God and refused to visit the hospital. Cynthia expired in the late 1970s, leaving her 16-year old son and a teen daughter alone. The disaster of his mom became an inspiration for numerous Hetfield’s tunes, most notably “The God That Failed”. Although these strong tunes improved James Hetfield net worth to millions of dollars, no cash could compensate for his loss. After his mom’s funeral the lad went to reside with his half brother David.